Kevin Gates News

 
  • Cover of Jhene Aiko's "Eat The Booty" Line From "Post To Be" Was Inspired By Kevin Gates
    Jhene Aiko's debut album impacted last year, and while she scored a hit (and Grammy nomination) with lead single, "The Worst", most of her recent radio play has come from her feature on Omarion's surprise smash, "Posed To Be".
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 26 - February 3
    Here it is, our weekly spotlight of songs that HNHH readers pushed to the top of our charts
  • Cover of Police Want To Question Kevin Gates About Recent Concert Shooting
    Yesterday we reported on Kevin Gates' upcoming tour dates, however the rapper's "I Don't Get Tired" tour has already visited a few spots in the south. One of his recent shows in Kentucky ended with a shooting (well, it didn't exactly end, because Gates kept performing) and now the police want to question Gates.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Announces "I Don't Get Tired" Tour
    Kevin Gates has been in the news for everything other than his music recently, even though he released one of 2014's best mixtapes only a month back. Gates recently wiped his Instagram of all videos, which suggests he may be putting the over-sharing behind him and focusing on rap.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Wipes His Instagram Of All Videos & Photos
    Kevin Gates may be the most active Instagram videographer in the game, constantly posting clips of himself ranting on a variety of topics, always making sure to sign off with his chosen mantra, "I don't get tired!".
  • Cover of Review: Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2"
    The first Luca Brasi Story, released last February, put Kevin Gates on the map. Soon after, he quietly inked a partnership with Atlantic and a management deal with Young Money.
  • Cover of Stream Starlito's "Black Sheep Don't Grin"
    Starlito already dropped a mixtape, Theories, today, but now here's the big event: the release of his album Black Sheep Don't Grin. Featuring appearances by Don Trip, Young Dolph, Kevin Gates, Dee-1, Yo Gotti and many more, the project is streamable via YouTube below.
  • Cover of Stream Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2" Album
    After a long promotional campaign, Kevin Gates' Luca Brasi 2 is finally available in full for online streaming.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets For B.o.B Live In NYC With Kevin Gates
    Update: The venue has changed to S.O.BsB.o.B will be hitting up Irving Plaza on November 24th with special guest Kevin Gates. If you'll be in NYC on that date, and you haven't scooped up your tickets yet, we've got you covered.
  • Cover of Tracklist, Cover Art & Release Date For Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2"
    Kevin Gates has been featured quite a bit on the site lately, as he's delivered a few new freestyles and singles. Yesterday we got his "I Don't Get Tired" anthem featuring New Orleans native August Alsina, a reference to his heavily-used hashtag #IDGT. 
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
    Well here ya go! The most anticipated part of every BET Hip Hop Awards is the cyphers, and thanks to the leaky internets, we can now watch all of tonight’s cyphers right here on HNHH.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates & Young Thug Engage In Instagram Beef [Update: Gates Did Not Call Thug "Gay"]
    It seems that hip-hop has moved on from Twitter beefs to the much more visual world of Instagram. Taking to his personal IG account, New Orleans-born emcee Kevin Gates released a video calling out Young Thug for answering his calls, prompting Thugger to come back and challenge Gates to "pull up" and accept the fade.
  • Cover of B.o.B Announces "No Genre" Tour With Kevin Gates
    B.o.B recently dropped off the sequel to his highly acclaimed mixtape No Genre, and now he's announced an accompanying tour. Joined by recent "Lambo" collaborator Kevin Gates, the "No Genre" tour kicks off on October 21st in Pensacola, Florida. View all the dates below.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Live For "By Any Means" Tour
    As we announced back in May, Taylor Gang x Bread Winners Association are teaming up for a joint tour with Chevy Woods and Kevin Gates, named after the latter's mixtape, By Any Means. We're excited to be able to giveaway tickets for the tour, which officially kicks off tomorrow, July 15th, in Houston, Texas and run
  • Cover of Review: B.o.B.'s "No Genre 2"
    B.o.B. is one of those artist that currently stands in a grey area: he's attained mainstream success thanks to catchy tunes, but he's also a seasoned rapper, and finds himself balancing between full-out pop music and more hardened hip-hop. So who are his main fans, the picky hip-hop heads or the avid radio listeners?
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Comments On Game's XXL Freshmen Diss
    As always, this year's XXL Freshmen class was quite a talking point. While much was said about the cover, both positive and negative, one of the most blatant critiques of the class came from Comton rapper Game.
  • Cover of XXL Freshmen Tour: NYC (Gallery)
    Monday night at the Best Buy theater in NYC, 9 of the 12 XXL Freshmen took the stage for a very special performance.
  • Cover of Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Announce "By Any Means" Tour
    This summer’s long list of concerts just got a little longer. On Wednesday evening, Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods announced that he and new XXL Freshmen Kevin Gates will be hitting the road together for the “By Any Means” Tour.
  • Cover of Quick5: Lil Bibby Talks XXL Freshmen & Upcoming Collaborations
    We're cutting right to the chase in our new interview series, Quick5. The concept is simple-- we'll be asking some of your favorite artists 5 quick questions that are on our minds, and get a full update in about a minute's time.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Talks On Prison Life, Tattoos & The Time He Got A Brick With Elvis' Face On It
    Kevin Gates recently dropped off By Any Means, a free album that was also available on iTunes and managed to debut at #17 on the Billboard 200. Gates is very open in his lyrics, and so if you are a fan you probably know quite a bit about his personal life just from listening to his music.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: March 30
    After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata.
  • Cover of Review: Kevin Gates' "By Any Means"
    March has been a damn good month for Baton Rouge hip-hop, and for fans of the genre as a whole. The release of Kevin Gates' highly anticipated mixtape By Any Means comes just weeks after southern icon and fellow Louisiana native Boosie was released from prison.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 8- March 14
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Reportedly Arrested For Probation Violation
    According to sources close to XXL, Kevin Gates was arrested for a probation violation in Louisiana last night. reports indicate that the arrest was made after Gates attempted to travel without proper permissions.
  • Cover of Stream Starlito's "Fried Turkey" In Its Entirety
    Starlito just released the very underrated Step Brothers 2 project with his pal Don Trip last month, but he's already back with a new full length. Fried Turkey finds the Nashville rapper taking on beats by Ryan Hemsworth, DJ BurnOne, Lil Keis and more.
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